Education / Credentials

University of Western Ontario, 2019, Master of Physical Therapy (MPT)

University of Western Ontario, 2016, Master of Science, Clinical Anatomy 

University of British Columbia, 2014, Bachelor of Kinesiology

Courses Taught at Langara

KINS 1100- Biodynamics of Physical Activity

KINS 1131 - Systems Physiology I



Areas of Interest

  • Gillian's main areas of interest are in anatomy and physiology 
  • Her clinical practice is in outpatient orthopaedics and she is a trained anatomist with expertise in cadaveric dissection 

Teaching Experience

  • Gillian has over 7 years of teaching experience in Kinesiology, primarily in the fields of Anatomy and Physiology. Gillian has taught at multiple institutions including:
    • Langara College
    • University of British Columbia
    • University of Illinois Chicago
    • University of Western Ontario

Academic / College / Community / Research 

  • Gillian is passionate about helping students gain admission to healthcare professional programs and runs experiential learning opportunities & workshop series to help prepare students for the admission and interview process
  • She works in an outpatient orthopaedic clinic in Burnaby treating patients of all ages and a variety of MSK conditions 
  • Gillian's graduate studies were focused on the biomechanical and histological properties of the newly discovered anterolateral ligament of the knee and its role in controlling anterolateral rotation in ACL-deficient knees
    • Her work has been published in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, and has been presented at Experimental Biology, The Canadian Bone & Joint Conference, The Canadian Society of Biomechanics, and The American Society of Biomechanics 
  • Publications

Sport / Activity Background / Hobbies

  • Gillian enjoys any, and all, activities around or on the water and spends her weekends exploring the craft beer and food scene in Vancouver